do i HAVE to pay DHL import duty/tax, custom fee?

purchased a used camera from Vienna, Austria. DHL was used to ship from Vienna to USA. DHL just sent me a text message saying i have to pay the customs fee ($130) in order to receive my package, or i guess they’ll leave it at the DHL Service Point for pick up.

my question(s): do i HAVE to pay this fee? would it be illegal not to pay? is this a common thing now to pay these taxes on purchases from outside the country using ebay?

EDIT, one more question: is this something the ebay seller would pay for? – i feel like the last one is a dumb one. sorry.

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